Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
An SSR Officer (SSRO) within ISSAT is a professional level, multidisciplinary profile, able to undertake activities related to Advisory Field Support (AFS), professional development and training (PDT), and advocacy & outreach and knowledge (OAK), including the development of operational tools in the area of SSR programme design, assessment and monitoring and evaluation. It is a demanding role with advocacy and outreach aspects to wide-ranging high-level departmental contacts within donor states, their staff overseas, international organisations and partner nations.
ISSAT SSROs are part of an in-house network called the “methodology cell”. This body is set up to contribute to the methodological development of ISSAT’s mandates and use ISSAT’s operational experience to update ISSAT’s approaches, produce knowledge products and tools and share with the wider community of SSR practitioners.
If you think you are a good match for DCAF and the position advertised, please send your application to ISSATrecruitment@dcaf.ch by 5 April 2018 with the subject heading “APPLICATION SSR Officer”, enclosing:
• a one-page motivational statement in English describing your story and what you can bring to DCAF
• a concise CV (maximum two pages)